One of America’s great aquariums is this magnificent marine institution in historic Mystic. Explore the depths of our ocean planet through breathtaking indoor and outdoor exhibits where thousands of creatures are on display. Meet beluga whales, African penguins, rescued seals, colorful fish, 30 different species of frogs. Reach in and touch a shark, stingray or even an exotic reptile. You’ll delight to the sea lions with their exciting personalities and behaviors. Go behind the scenes to meet your favorite animals in one of the exclusive encounter programs. Step in to Exploration: Wild! and discover the earth’s most extreme environments. Take a virtual ride at the 4-D Theater and stretch your mind at the National Geographic Theater. Sea more at www.MysticAquarium.org
Local Connecticut Restaurants are Shaking, Stirring and Pouring Italy’s Beloved Cocktail – The Negroni – June 1st through 7th, 2015. Negroni Week, presented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari launched in 2013 as a celebration of one of the world’s great cocktails and an effort to raise money for charitable causes around the world. In Fairfield County some of your favorite restaurants / bars have joined in the fun and will be pouring these sweet and aromatic cocktails with proceeds going to Community Plates, Fairfield County’s local food rescue organization.
For details : http://connecticutlifestyles.com/local-connecticut-restaurants-to-participate-in-national-negroni-week/
Eating brings energy to your body and Seamens moving brings your belongings into your new home. Call us and we will be more than happy to serve you
Connecticut’s shoreline, along Long Island Sound, offers a good selection of salt water beaches for all tastes. Among the best of these is Ocean Beach in New London, with white sugar sand and lots of entertainment like a swimming pool, miniature golf, and game rooms. Beach communities stand ready to serve other needs beside swimming, tanning, and strolling along the sand. Beach and ocean resorts provide a wide range of delightful lodgings for adults, couples, and families with kids, and waterfront restaurants will serve you some of the freshest and best-prepared foods in all of New England.
Bored of building and cities, get behind the steer wheel and drive through these roads. They will let you return to the Connecticut you know and love.
Start in Mystic and head north to Route 184. Take in all the trees and historic homes this area has area has to offer on the 30-mile round trip drive
Route 146 – 13 miles. They’re a scenic dream, taking you by Young’s Pond and over the Branford River.
Start Route 8 in Torrington. This drive is fantastic at night as well
Take the US-7 in to the CT-41 from Brookfield to Sharon and enjoy 35 miles of greatness as you pass the Housatonic River and the heavily wooded two lane spaces…
Route 149 – Follow the Salmon River to the beloved Connecticut River as you drive from Colchester to East Haddam. This vineyard filled road is also heavily wooded, culminating at the famed Goodspeed Opera House.
explore also Route 27, Merritt Parkway, Route 169, Connecticut 63, Route94 and Route 154
Source : http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/connecticut/scenic-roads-ct /
Summer’s almost here! With the start of May, Memorial Day weekend is only a few short weeks away. For those who are planning to spend some time on beaches, Greenwich city is famous for its gorgeous beaches. Here are the top 3 on our list: Island Beach: Closest to Downtown Is situated about two miles south of the town’s coast in Long Island Sound. The beach also has a picnic pavilion (where the Ferris Wheel used to be, look for the footings), grills, a snack bar, dressing rooms, and restrooms (so no one’s obligated to go in the water).Tod’s Point: One of the Best Greenwich Beaches The beach is also known as Tod’s Point to locals. It is by far the best Greenwich beach. In this large park visitors can engage in sunbathing, swimming, jogging, walking, cycling, contemplating nature, boating, water sports, fishing, sailboarding, and picnicking on its long sandy beach.
Eastbound Railroad Station, at 2480 Main Street.
may 29 to mid-october, Wednesday thru Sunday from 1 PM until 4 PM.
The National Helicopter Museum is a non-profit museum focused on the history of the helicopter and aviation industry around Stratford. The museum collects and exhibits images and objects related to the long history of the aviation and helicopter industry. You can see hundreds of photographs and models tracing the history of the helicopter both in the United States and around the world. If your children like airshow and anything related to helicopter, this museum will gather they thirst.
Are planning to move to of from Stratford area, call Seamens Moving right now for a free onsite quote.
Sherwood Island Connector, Westport, CT
Summer hours -Every day – 80am to 8pm
Did you ever wonder what the Connecticut landscape looked like a century ago?
Take a look at “Viewpoints”, a joint project of the Connecticut Commission on the Arts, the Connecticut Art Trail, and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. These Outdoor exhibits reproduce works of art painted in the 19th Century, with information about the artist and the location. Ask about the Viewpoint exhibits on your next visit to Sherwood Island.
Is your toddler fan of the cartoon show “Thomas and friends” ? help him or her have a great train experience at the Danbury Railroad Museum. The Danbury Railway Museum is housed in the former Union Station on the east end of downtown Danbury. The museum offers railroad history, tours, train rides, a collection of original and restored rolling stock, and opportunities for hands-on railroad work at “12 inches to the foot” scale.
If you’re moving around Danbury area, call Seamen’s Moving to schedule a free onsite estimate today! We customize every move!
303 West Avenue – Norwalk, CT
Mon – Sun, 10am to 4pm – spring and summer
Stepping Stones Museum for Children is a hands-on children’s museum for ages 10 and under.
At this museum, playing is a serious business. The place is not just any museum. Stepping Stones Museum for Children is a fun, colorful and engaging environment that recognizes the value of play in promoting learning, creativity and discovery. This special place encourages children of all ages to explore, invent, test and observe. The museum is a leading destination for schools, groups, families and anyone seeking a “wow!” experience.
The Connecticut Huskies women’s basketball team is the college basketball program representing the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut, in NCAA Division I women’s basketball competition. The Huskies currently play in the American Athletic Conference, the successor of the Big East Conference. They are the last remaining original member of the previous conference.
The UConn Huskies are the most successful women’s basketball program nationwide. They have won a record 11 NCAA Division I National Championships and a women’s record four in a row (2013–2016), plus over 40 conference regular season and tournament championships.
If you think that sport is important for your teens college future, then Connecticut is the right State to move In and Seamens Moving Company is the right movers to call. We are #1 statewide.